Liza Monroy

Liza Monroy

Author, The Marriage Act

Biography

Liza Monroy is the author of The Marriage Act: The Risk I Took To Keep My Best Friend In America…And What It Taught Us About Love, a memoir about immigration and marriage rights, and the novel Mexican High. Her articles and essays have appeared in The New York Times, LA Times, O, Marie Claire, and many other publications. She teaches writing at UC Santa Cruz, where she lives with her family, including a potbellied pig named Señor Bacon.